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Winged bean vs Pasta - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Winged bean and Pasta

  • Winged bean has more Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Manganese, Iron, and Zinc, however Pasta is higher in Folate, and Vitamin B12.
  • Winged bean covers your daily need of Copper 144% more than Pasta.
  • Winged bean has 24 times more Potassium than Pasta. While Winged bean has 586mg of Potassium, Pasta has only 24mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Winged bean tuber, raw and Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, plain, cooked.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +75.4%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +2341.7%
Contains more Zinc +148.2%
Contains more Copper +1390.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains less Sodium -82.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 75% 18% 20% 52% 5% 38% 462%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 43% 13% 27% 3% 1% 16% 31%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +75.4%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +2341.7%
Contains more Zinc +148.2%
Contains more Copper +1390.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains less Sodium -82.9%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Pasta
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +120.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.8%
Contains more Folate +236.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.15
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 95% 35% 31% 7% 18% 15% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 0% 53% 35% 19% 11% 8% 48% 18% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +120.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.8%
Contains more Folate +236.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.15

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Winged bean Pasta
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Winged bean Pasta Opinion
Net carbs 28.1g 24.93g Winged bean
Protein 11.6g 5.15g Winged bean
Fats 0.9g 1.05g Pasta
Carbs 28.1g 24.93g Winged bean
Calories 148kcal 131kcal Winged bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g g
Calcium 30mg 6mg Winged bean
Iron 2mg 1.14mg Winged bean
Magnesium 24mg 18mg Winged bean
Phosphorus 45mg 63mg Pasta
Potassium 586mg 24mg Winged bean
Sodium 35mg 6mg Pasta
Zinc 1.39mg 0.56mg Winged bean
Copper 1.386mg 0.093mg Winged bean
Vitamin A 0IU 20IU Pasta
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Winged bean
Vitamin D 0µg µg Winged bean
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.379mg 0.209mg Winged bean
Vitamin B2 0.149mg 0.15mg Pasta
Vitamin B3 1.64mg 0.992mg Winged bean
Vitamin B5 0.116mg 0.183mg Pasta
Vitamin B6 0.075mg 0.034mg Winged bean
Folate 19µg 64µg Pasta
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.14µg Pasta
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.252mg 0.065mg Winged bean
Threonine 0.451mg 0.134mg Winged bean
Isoleucine 0.425mg 0.197mg Winged bean
Leucine 0.64mg 0.348mg Winged bean
Lysine 0.592mg 0.097mg Winged bean
Methionine 0.143mg 0.079mg Winged bean
Phenylalanine 0.451mg 0.247mg Winged bean
Valine 0.599mg 0.217mg Winged bean
Histidine 0.241mg 0.103mg Winged bean
Cholesterol 0mg 33mg Winged bean
Trans Fat 0g g Pasta
Saturated Fat 0.222g 0.15g Pasta
Monounsaturated Fat 0.234g 0.124g Winged bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.174g 0.429g Pasta

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Winged bean Pasta
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
17
Winged bean
16
Pasta
Mineral Summary Score
85
Winged bean
17
Pasta

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
70%
Winged bean
31%
Pasta
Carbohydrates
28%
Winged bean
25%
Pasta
Fats
4%
Winged bean
5%
Pasta

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Winged bean
Winged bean is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winged bean
Winged bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Winged bean
Winged bean is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Winged bean
Winged bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pasta
Pasta contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pasta
Pasta is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.072g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Winged bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170070/nutrients
  2. Pasta - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169728/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.